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MapleTA[Builtin]

  

sum

  

add a sequence of expressions

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Compatibility

Calling Sequence

sum(varname, start, stop, expr)

Parameters

varname

-

symbol

start

-

integer

stop

-

integer

expr

-

anything

Description

• 

The sum command sums the expression expr with respect to the dummy variable, varname, between the values start and stop.

• 

For example, sum(i, 1, 20, i^2) evaluates 1^2 + 2^2 + 3^2 + ... + 20^2 and returns 2870.

Examples

MapleTA:-Builtin:-sumi,1,20,i2

2870

(1)

Compatibility

• 

The MapleTA[Builtin][sum] command was introduced in Maple 18.

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For more information on Maple 18 changes, see Updates in Maple 18.

See Also

add

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